1997 Movie Review: AS GOOD AS IT GETS, 1997 (starring Jack Nicholson)

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AS GOOD AS IT GETS MOVIE POSTERAS GOOD AS IT GETS, 1997
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Directed by James L. Brooks
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr., Yeardley Smith
Review by Matthew Toffolo

SYNOPSIS:

The trials and tribulations of a compulsive writer, Melvin Udall. After his homosexual neighbor is brutally beaten, he is entrusted to the care of the neighbor’s dog, with a difficult relationship with a waitress to add on top of that. What develops is a weekend trip/triangle between these three individuals, and together they learn the true meaning of “the sunny side of life”.

WINNER of 2 OSCARS – Best Actor (Nicholson), Best Actress (Hunt)

REVIEW:

I had plans to go out and was about to turn off the television and leave when As Good as it Gets came on. The beginning grabbed me so I a decided to watch the first 5 minutes. Next thing you know it’s 2…

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